In a Wall Street Journal forum on terrorism, published on September 9, 2011, a former top government official wrote: " We went to war with Germany in 1941 not because it had attacked Pearl Harbor but because it was dangerous." Does he really think Germany rather than Japan attacked Pear Harbor? Or is it just a sloppily crafted sentence?
"Unsociable Diplomats and Misnamed Wombats: More Funny Bloopers and Barbed Ripostes,"
Word Ways: Vol. 44
, Article 23.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol44/iss4/23